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  • Celebrity Cruises Creates Travel Image Library to Promote Inclusion 

    Christoff, Janeen (Travel Pulse, 2022-03-29)
    Celebrity Cruise lines have launched a unique new photography campaign called the All-Inclusive Photo Project (AIPP). The campaign will create an image library that will be free and accessible to other companies who wish ...
  • International LGBTQ+ Travel Association’s 2023 Convention Coming to Puerto Rico 

    Wood, Donald (Travel Pulse, 2022-03-17)
    The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association (IGLTA) announced its 2023 Global Convention would take place in San Juan, Puerto Rico. IGLTA officials said the Puerto Rican destination was chosen for its 40th-anniversary ...
  • International LGBTQ+ Travel Association’s 2023 Convention Coming to Puerto Rico 

    Wood, Donald (Travel Pulse, 2022-03-17)
    The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association (IGLTA) announced its 2023 Global Convention would take place in San Juan, Puerto Rico. IGLTA officials said the Puerto Rican destination was chosen for its 40th-anniversary ...
  • DOT again proposes rule requiring a wheelchair-accessible airplane lavatory 

    Silk, Robert (Travel Weekly, 2022-03-18)
    Over 25 million Americans have mobility issues that may require accommodations for these travelers. The DOT is proposing rules that would need to be met in 18, and 20 years from the ruling to complete the upgrades.
  • Beyond the Bucket List: Experiential, Community-based Cultural Tourism Is on the Rise 

    Merlino, Diane (Travel Weekly, 2022-04-04)
    Cultural tourism is gaining momentum in the travel industry and many travelers are seeking different and deeper ways to experience destinations.
  • Driving Diversity on the slopes 

    Silk, Robert; Tobin, Rebecca (Travel Weekly, 2022-03-08)
    Women of Winter have begun programs to get youths and BIPOC groups into skiing at several of the country's best ski resorts. They wanted to create a way for people to get involved that historically was not inclusive to ...
  • JSX is The World's First Autism-Certified Air Carrier 

    Pfalz, Lacey (Travel Pulse, 2022-03-25)
    JSX is the first Autism-certified airline in the world. They offer a crew who are specialized in working with passengers along the Autism spectrum.
  • Ahla Foundation, Castell Project Announce Merger 

    AHLA (AHLA, 2022-03-22)
    The American Hotel & Lodging Association has announced a merger with Castell. Their focus will be to elevate women in hospitality.
  • Proud Experiences conference returning in 2022 

    Jainchill, Johanna (Travel Weekly, 2022-03-02)
    The Proud Experiences will return to Brooklyn this summer after two-year due to the pandemic. This is a three-day conference that connects travel advisors and suppliers.
  • The Boycott Dilemma 

    Biesiada, Jamie; Jainchill, Johanna (Travel Weekly, 2022-03-07)
    Is it causing more damage than help when people boycott destinations in different countries based on issues such as human rights and LGBTQ issues? Some think that the boycotts make the local economy suffers without the ...
  • TreadRight Foundation Partners With Rainbow Railroad 

    Christoff, Janeen (Travel Pulse, 2022-02-23)
    In approximately 70 countries, LGBTQ+ people face violence and oppression. The Travel Corporations non-profit, TreadRight foundation, is announcing its newest partnership with Rainbow Railroad based in Canada and the United ...
  • A New Look at Queer Atlanta 

    Heney, Paul (Travel Pulse, 2022-03-02)
    Atlanta has become a welcoming city to the LGBTQ+ community. At the cross street of 10th & Piedmont, you can find the Rainbow crosswalks and in this section of town, it is hard to find a business that does not have a rainbow ...
  • Black Women Making Waves in the Travel Industry 

    Williams, Mariette (Travel Pulse, 2022-03-04)
    Color Outside was established by Nailah Blades Wylie is an organization aimed at helping women of color to escape their routines and get outside to experience workshops that allow individuals to have weekend retreats with ...
  • Internova Unveils Women of Internova Resource Group 

    Claudette, Covey (Travel Pulse, 2022-03-02)
    As a step to strengthen its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Internova unveiled Women of Internova, its first employee resource group. The Women of Internova is their first employee resource group to unify ...
  • Tourism Diversity Matters Celebrates 1st Anniversary and Welcomes New Board Members 

    Baratti, Laurie (Travel Pulse, 2022-03-10)
    Established in February of 2021, Tourism Diversity Matters has had a tremendous year focusing presentations with apprentice programs, workforce development strategies, and industry partnerships.
  • U.S. Travel Unveils New Diversity and Inclusion Partnership 

    Weismann, Emma (Travel Age West, 2021-12-10)
    The US Travel Association has joined the fight for a more inclusive industry. They have partnered with Tourism Diversity Matters to address "blind spots in ethnic disparities".
  • ASTA Offers a New Diversity and Inclusion Master Class 

    Poitevien, Jessica (Travel Age West, 2021-07-26)
    The American Society for Travel Advisory announced a partnership with National Blacks in Travel and Tourism Collaborative and will offer their members a master class focused on diversity and inclusion.
  • 7 BIPOC-Owned Suppliers Providing Rich Cultural Travel Experiences 

    White, Taryn (TravelAge West, 2022-02-07)
    This article looks at BIPOC-owned suppliers of the travel industry. Local Guests is a woman-powered travel company who promotes authentic tourism and travel experiences.
  • Disney Parks Honor Black History With ‘Celebrate Soulfully’ Events 

    Baratti, Laurie (Travel Pulse, 2022-01-31)
    Walt Disney World Resorts and Disneyland Resort are celebrating Black History Month with music, art, and entertainment for the "Celebrate Soulfully" event in 2022. The event is returning again this year at Disneyworld and ...
  • How The Expo 2020 Dubai is Making Accessibility a Priority 

    Pfalz, Lacey (Travel Pulse, 2021-12-13)
    Dubai Expo 2020 has taken the accommodations for People of Determination, their choice of wording for those who live with disabilities, and has done much more than ensuring that wheelchair ramps are available. They have ...

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